Cultural Backgrounds

Please write and submit a 400-600-word essay explaining your perspective on the causes of people’s biases toward people of varying cultural backgrounds.

Specifically: (1a) What is culture and (1b) what is the link between culture and people? (2) Identify a minimum of three psychological predictors (or sources) of biases and explain your responses. (3) How have these factors shaped your own biases? (4) If there is one psychological principle you’d like to learn more about from a cross-cultural lens, what would it be and why?

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Below Expectations 70% or belowACME WRITERS

Meets Expectations 71 – 85%

Exceeds Expectations 86 – 100%

Content – 75%

Culture and Human Affect, Behavior, and Cognition

(25%)

Does not contain sufficient information to determine understanding of the questions asked, insufficient explanation of culture and rationale for the link between culture and people or excessive information that

detracts from information that addresses the questions.

Adequate explanation of culture and rationale for the link between culture and people necessary to demonstrate an understanding of the questions asked.

Concise explanation of culture and rationale for the link between culture and people.

Reflects considerable perceptivity.ACME WRITERS

Sources of Biases (25%)

The minimum number of sources were not identified or each is not sufficiently or clearly explained, and examples, that may have been provided do not

clearly relate.

The minimum number of sources identified; each is thoroughly and clearly explained and, as necessary, exemplified.

More than the minimum number of sources identified; each is thoroughly and clearly explained and, as necessary, exemplified.

Self-Reflection (25%)

Explication of how sources of biases have shaped your own biases are superficial and lack insight or demonstrates inaccurate application.

Well-articulated and feasible examples of how sources of bias affected your own biases, based on critical analysis of your own experiences.

High level of analysis, synthesis and explication of examples related to sources of bias that have affected your own biases, based on critical analysis of your own experiences.

Conveys insight and good

command of identified sources of bias.

Cross- Cultural Psychological Principle (25%)ACME WRITERS

Desired principle(s) to study are not psychological or superficial presentation of psychological principle(s) with limited logical rationale or poorly reasoned.

Psychological principle(s) presented and rationale is thoughtfully considered.

Logical rationale to support the psychological principle(s) you’d like to learn about from a cross- cultural lens.

Professionalism – 25%

Format (50%)

Does not adhere to APA format, or reflects mediocre organization and writing. Many errors.

Did not address all the questions; fails to provide clear explanation and reasoning.

Adheres to APA format. Reflects good organization, formatting, and writing. Adheres to APA Publication Manual (7th ed.) guidelines. Includes all components of the assignment as specified in the syllabus (e.g., title page, citations and references—as needed, 400-

600 words). However, formatting errors are

noticeable.

Adheres to APA format.

Reflects excellent organization, formatting, and writing. Error free.

Follows APA Publication Manual (7th ed.) guidelines. Includes all components of the assignment as specified in the syllabus (e.g., title page, citations and references—as needed, 400-600 words).

Language (50%)ACME WRITERS

Paper is incoherent and unclear; terminology used imprecisely and/or incorrectly, excessive typographical, spelling, grammatical, punctuation errors.

Paper may struggle with clarity, coherence, or ease of understanding. Language may not be coherent or may be superfluous. Terminology may be used incorrectly at times.

There are a few noticeable typographical, spelling, grammatical, punctuation

errors.

Language is clear, concise, and easy to understand. Uses terminology appropriately and is coherent. Free of typographical, spelling, grammatical, punctuation errors.

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